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Kuba Szreder

bound in solidarity and committed to creating a collective future beyond climate breakdown – where tear gas reveals its expansive entanglements – must certainly decolonize this place, and this and that one too, organizing a transnational network of resistance capable of challenging the transnational power of capital. But we must also decolonize our future, rescuing it from the disaster of green capitalist, and worse eco-fascist, ‘inevitability’ facilitated by an irresponsible emergency politics (Demos 2019

in The ABC of the projectariat
General Assembly resolutions
Rossana Deplano

Resolution 71/104 (2017), which is the last of a group of 50 re-stated resolutions adopted yearly by the General Assembly since 1967. 62 Aimed at facilitating the implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (the Decolonization Declaration), it imposes a duty on both the Specialized Agencies and the international institutions associated with the United Nations to implement relevant resolutions. A passage from the resolution reads: [The General Assembly] Reaffirm[s]‌ the mandates of the specialized agencies and

in International organisations, non-State actors, and the formation of customary international law
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Cyril Radcliffe and the end of empire
Lucy P. Chester

for over sixty years. 9 Despite these honours, however, Radcliffe regarded the Indian decolonization with sadness. If not honour or financial gain, then what motivated Radcliffe to accept this assignment? One possible explanation lies in the importance of the amateur ideal in the British administration of India. 10 In this school of thought, a talented but unprofessional all-rounder, such as Radcliffe

in Borders and conflict in South Asia
Decoloniality from Cape Town to Oxford, and back
Stephen Howe

coloniality in the same way that historians have looked at concepts like colonialism, imperialism and decolonization, namely, as objects of investigation with more or less recognized temporal and spatial boundaries, with discernible and contestable political logics, and as discursive practices inviting rigorous textual readings … There seems to be a profoundly

in The break-up of Greater Britain
Claire Eldridge

. 152. 4 The best account of this overall process is Yann Scioldo-Zürcher, Devenir métropolitain: politique d’intégration et parcours de rapatriés d’Algérie en métropole (1954–2005) (Paris, 2010). 5 Loi 61–1429, Journal Officiel de la République française (JORF), 27 December 1961, p. 11,959. 6 Todd Shepard, The Invention of Decolonization:  The Algerian War and the Remaking of France (Ithaca, NY and London, 2006), p. 145. creating a community 67 7 G.  de Wailly, Minister of State responsible for Algerian Affairs, cited in Shepard, The Invention of Decolonization

in From empire to exile
Kuba Szreder

foundations for → art workers’ involvement in other struggles, such as the current pro-choice protests of the Women Strike in Poland, in which many of the core organisers and supporters of the Anti-fascist Year actively partake. The anti-fascist impulse that motivated MoMA protesters in 2017 was carried over into the actions of Decolonize This Place, People's Cultural Plan (more in → C is for curatorial mode of production / revolution ). Interestingly, the image with the banner ‘Resistance Against Fascism is the Best Art’ was used by the editors of Hyperallergic to

in The ABC of the projectariat

notably, this is a case where colonialism still persists in the twenty-first century. In most instances of colonial conquest around the world, the colonizing powers eventually accommodated the peoples they colonized by relinquishing at least partial control of their homeland, allowing for either independent statehood or enhanced rights and recognition as the region’s indigenous population. In the case of modern China’s colonial relationship to the Uyghurs and their homeland, neither of these processes of de-colonization have taken place. There have been several moments

in The war on the Uyghurs
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Martin Thomas

was partitioned among other AOF colonies in 1912 before its re-establishment in 1948: see Yves Person, ‘French West Africa and Decolonization’ in Prosser Gifford and William Roger Louis (eds), The Transfer of Power in Africa. Decolonization, 1940–1960 , (New Haven, Conn., Yale University Press, 1982 ), p. 141. 2

in The French empire at war 1940–45
Spencer, Krishnavarma, and The Indian Sociologist
Inder S. Marwah

Mehta, Liberalism and Empire: A Study in Nineteenth-​Century British Liberal Thought (Chicago: University Chicago Press, 1999); Bhikhu Parekh, ‘Decolonizing Liberalism’, in Alexander Shtromas, ed., The End Of ‘Isms’?: Reflections on the Fate of Ideological Politics after Communism’s Collapse (Oxford: Blackwell, 1994); Bhikhu Parekh, ‘Liberalism and Colonialism: A Critique of Locke and Mill’, in Jan Nederveen Pieterse and Bhikhu Parekh, eds, The Decolonization of Imagination: Culture, Knowledge and Power (London: Zed Books, 1995); Thomas McCarthy, ‘Multicultural

in Colonial exchanges
Martin Thomas

-known French counterpart, rejected the essentialist violence of all protagonists in the Algerian conflict. 5 Anguished as inter-communal tolerance drained away, he continued teaching throughout the war. All the while he kept a journal of his thoughts and experiences. Published soon after his murder, Feraoun’s diary remains the most piercing account of a contested decolonization – in some ways also a fratricidal civil

in Rhetorics of empire